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    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Management & Business Others
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    10+ Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      November 16,2020
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    Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

    In 2019 Booking.com was names #1 in the Financial Times Diversity List out of 700 employers assessed on diversity of gender, age, ethnicity, disability and sexual orientation.As we approach our third year of having a centre of excellence dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, Wellbeing, and employee volunteerism we find ourselves taking a broader role across our organisation but also our corporate portfolio. As such, we are looking to add a seasoned professional with deep global D&I experience.

    As a Head of Diversity & Inclusion you are responsible for thought leadership in the development, implementation and monitoring of Inclusion, Diversity, & Belonging (IDB) strategy & programs. This role is responsible for leading and driving cross business strategy, communications, interventions, and initiatives that create and foster an open and inclusive environment for the organisation in a global environment.

    You bring deep experience within this field, in building internal and external programs, and supporting internal stakeholders, including our executive committee, to deliver on IDB initiatives across a global multi-office environment.

    This role is preferably based in our Global HQ in Amsterdam, but open to location.

    Role Responsibilities:

    • Function as a second to our Global Director Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging, Wellbeing, and Volunteerism in the creation of strategy.
    • Drive the building of high performing teams by connecting the business needs to IDB opportunities.
    • Proactively evaluate and predict strategic interventions where Booking.com needs to develop and critically evaluate impact against industry standards and innovations particularly in the areas of leadership competency & well-being/mental health.
      • Coach senior leaders (Director/Global Director) in enabling their inclusion journey and deployment strategy to drive high functioning teams
      • Drive our Leadership Learning Team to develop Inclusion as a “Leadership Competency”
      • Develop a strategic organisational competency in the areas of Well-Being & Mental Health to enable our people to achieve their best
      • Drive strategic alignment with our Leadership, Learning and Talent, Benefits, and HR Director teams to include the topics and maximise organisational leverage/impact
    • Contribute to the development of our enhanced People data strategy and success metrics, and continuously track, to ensure an equal and diverse spread of people across the organisation
    • Drive knowledge and expertise with various senior stakeholders in the People department to attract, retain and promote a diverse workforce for the organisation
    • Lead business unit development of IDB goals both in product and colleague interventions
    • Work with the internal communications team create awareness around our diversity statement

    Your experience and skills:

    • 5-10 years of relevant work experience in a Diversity & Inclusion focused role is highly desirable
    • Experience with building global programs while understanding the complexity of local differences across the globe
    • Experience in working in a multi stakeholder environment and continuous representing all stakeholders and their needs
    • Experience managing up to include senior leaders
    • Previous experience in the areas of social justice, identity theory, equality programs, etc.
    • Previous experience in a fast paced commercial and international environment (preferably e-commerce)
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and editing skills in English
    • Strong organisational and program management skills
    • Ability to translate business strategies into practical solutions that strengthen our core values
    • Ability to influence and align stakeholders and define clear goals and progress
    • Ability to work independently to plan and prioritise workload in line with business needs
    • Strong employee experience focus and proactive attitude
    • An educational background in Human Resources, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, or other human related field is highly desirable
     
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